Hootsuite And The Security And Compliance Of Social Media – Forbes

Hootsuite And The Security And Compliance Of Social Media
Forbes
The Internet is quick to be outraged and can be unforgiving in its outrage. “Seventy-six percent of social media crises, such as the one involving Justine Sacco, can be prevented through education and informed policy guidelines,” says Jeremiah Owyang, 

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security analysts worried – The Southland Times

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